UMS Concert Program, October 20, 1954: Seventy-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra
(This is the program provided by UMS for this concert. You can also view the Boston Symphony Orchestra).
Complete Series: 3140
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Third Concert 1954-1955 Complete Series 3140
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Charles Munch, Conductor
Wednesday Evening, October 20, 1954, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Suite No. 4 in D major..........Bach
Minuets I and II Rejouissance
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, "From the New World," Op. 95 . Dvorak
Adagio; allegro molto (1841-1904)
Scherzo: molto vivace Allegro con fuoco
Excerpts from "Romeo and Juliet," Dramatic Symphony, Op. 17
Love Scene: Serene Night--The Capulets' Garden, Silent and Deserted
Queen Mab, the Fairy of Dreams
Romeo Alone; Melancholy; Concert and Ball; Great Feast at the Capulets
Baldwin Piano RCA Victor Records
Note.--The University Musical Society has presented the Boston Symphony Orchestra on 32 previous occasions since 1890, under the following conductors: Arthur Nikisch (3); Franz Kneisel (1): Otto Urack (1): Karl Muck (1); Serge Koussevitzky (16); Richard Burgin (2); Charles Munch (7); l'ierre Monteux (1).
ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA OF AMSTERDAM
Eduard Van Beinum, Conductor Wednesday, October 27
Symphony No. 4.........Beethoven
L'Apres midi d'un faune........Debussy
Musiquc pour l'esprit en deuil.......Escher
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA .... Sunday, November 7 George Szell, Conductor
Overture to The Bartered Bride......Smetana
Hymn and Fuging Tune No. 3 . . . . Henry Co well "La Mer," Three Symphonic Sketches .... Debussy Symphony No. S in E minor, Op. 64 ... Tchaikovsky
JORGE BOLET, Pianist......Monday, November 15
LEONARD WARREN, Baritone .... Sunday, November 21
ROBERT SHAW CHORALE AND ORCHESTRA
Robert Shaw, Conductor Monday, December 6
"MESSIAH"........Two Christmas Concerts
First Concert: Saturday, December 4, 8:30 p.m.
Repeat Concert: Sunday, December 5, 2:30 p.m.
Lucine Amara, Soprano Charles Curtis, Tenor
Lillian Chookasian, Contralto Donald Gramm, Bass
University Choral Union and Orchestra
Alice Lungershausen, Harpsichordist
Lester McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: 75 cents and 50 cents--now on sale.
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Budapest String Quartet .... February 18, 19, 20, 1955
Josef Roisman, Violinist Boris Kroyt, Violist
Jac Gorodetzky, Violinist Mischa Schneider, Cellist
Robert Courte, Guest Violist
Season Tickets: $3.50 and $2.50; Single Concerts: $1.75 and $1.25 Now on sale.
For tickets or for further information, please address: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.